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Development Threatens AntiguaâEUR(TM)s Protected Guiana Island
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Guiana Island, located off the northeast coast of Antigua between the Parham Peninsula and Crump Island, is the fourth largest island of Antigua and Barbuda. It is a refuge for the Fallow Deer, AntiguaâEUR(TM)s national animal.
TAKE ACTION NOW! ANTIGUA: Gaston Browne: Don't Let Chinese Developers Break Laws Conserving Our Marine Protected Areas.
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, politics, conservation, humans )

Cal
- 5 days ago - change.org
Recently a Chinese development company purchased some 1600 acres of undeveloped waterfront land with the intention of creating hundreds of villas, several marinas and luxury hotels, a casino, a school, a hospital, a horse racing track and two golf courses
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Using Loophole to Log Forests Without Public Involvement
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, green, forests, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The Farm Bill of 2014 was passed with an enormous giveaway hidden in it that undermined our forest legacy. States could exempt the publicâEUR(TM)s involvement whenever a wooded area, up to 3,000 acres in size, was found to contain insects and other pathogens.
OP-ED: Accidents, Waste and Weapons: Nuclear Power Isn't Worth the Risks
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, nonukes, Hell No, we won't glow!, follies of nuclear power, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, energy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
The case for expanding nuclear energy is based on myths about its status, greenhouse gas emissions, proliferation, accidents, wastes and economics.
In Gabon, Ecotourism Vs. Elephant Poachers
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, ecotourism, poaching, anti-poaching efforts, world, wildlife, protection, animals )

Cal
- 5 days ago - worldcrunch.com
The stakes are high for the economy. The Gabonese authorities have high hopes for ecotourism in a country half the size of France, 88% of which is forested but with only 1.5 million inhabitants, including 700,000 in the capital, Libreville.
Shell Says Eff You to Seattle
Environment  (tags: New battle for Seattle, Shell, Go to Shell, actiivsm, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 5 days ago - grist.org
The oil giant is bringing its Arctic drilling rig to the famously green city despite heavy resistance, and Seattle is saying eff you right back.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Indigenous Tribe Standing Up to Gas Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, ACTIVISM )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
A Canadian indigenous tribe turned down a $960 million bribe to allow the construction of a massive natural gas pipeline through their lands, as well as a processing facility. For the 3,600-member Lax KwâEUR(TM)alaams Band, this would have amounted to about $2
Graceful Grasslands: Focus on Restoration in the Rocky Mountain Trench
Environment  (tags: restoration, GoodNews, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, habitat )

Cal
- 3 days ago - wildsight.ca
Also known as the Valley of a Thousand Peaks, this sensitive ecosystem is often overshadowed by the towering mountains that surround itâEUR"the Rocky Mountain range on its the east side and the Columbia and Cassiar ranges on its west.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Don't Drill the Arctic
Environment  (tags: ARctici drilling, obama, activism, environment, energy, destruction, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
No one can safely drill in the Arctic. The Department of Interior has said there is a 75% chance of a spill greater than 1,000 barrels.1
TAKE ACTION NOW! Santa Barbara Pipeline Spill: Time for Tough Rules
Environment  (tags: LAW, OIL SPILL, ACCOUNTABLITY, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, pollution, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Santa Barbara pipeline spill is a tragedy, blanketing the once-pristine beaches of Refugio State Park with thick, black oil, just days before the beginning of beach season.
 
 
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